British Composer Alec Makinson has been creating compelling original music for media for over 20 years. His catalog of over 1,400 tracks includes Corporate, Christmas, quirky Kids music, Dramatic cues, regal Renaissance, and exotic World Beat tracks -- often used in documentaries, TV/Radio commercials, jingles, and stage productions. Alec’s compositions enjoy a wide range of major clients, including USA National Cable TV, BBC Radio 1, BBC 1 Television, BBC 2, ITV, Channel 4, Sky, National TV ads in UK, and many other clients worldwide.
Alec Makinson is a genius in the variety and high quality range of music offered in his large catalog we offer on our site. He relishes the challenge of composing in a wide range of musical genres, and has created music that would fit nicely and enhance greatly just about any production under the sun.
Light & chirpy, feelgood & jolly festive theme. Gives a warm nostalgic glow. Holiday for strings feel with a shuffle beat. Great for fun holiday features, commercials, Christmas background & muzak. Main mix, underscore, 40sec, 30sec & 30sec underscore. Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Pop
Festive, magical and original Christmas orchestral theme. Filled with shimmering bells, merry strings, ethereal choirs and holiday spirit. Fast moving, merry and wonderous, includes lighter sections and edit points. The producers perfect Christmas gift. Main mix, underscore and 30sec versions, Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Pop
(DECEMBER 2015) Joyful, sweet and the warmest of holiday songs, Alec Makinson's charming, festive track handily wins our December Editor's Choice Award. Shopping, wrapping gifts, and family scenes of kids playing as Santa flies in from the North Pole. Ahhh, can you smell the aroma of Grandma's apple pie wafting through the air?Quirky, light-hearted and uplifting original festive theme with a nostalgic fun retro feel. Think jolly, jaunty & fun sleigh-ride. Features strings, bassoon, sleighbells, temple blocks, flute, glockenspiel & synth bells. Perfect for Christmas the way it used to be. Main mix, 60 & 30 and underscores. Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Pop
Beautiful, fairytale, impish style underscore. Opens with light wonderment figures that build from a glockenspiel & piano to orchestral strings and choir. Contains musical stops, pauses and statements. Perfect for year round as well as Christmas & holiday music. 30sec full mix & 30sec w/o glock mix, Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Orch.
Modern Christmas pop beats, with a dance feel. Uptempo & lively, catchy & fun, get in the mood for the festivities with this commercial jingle. Features synths, small bell, shuffle drum kit beat, electronic choir. Perfect for all types of Xmas adverts, TV & Radio trailers & promos, plus multimedia. Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Pop
Jaunty, happy and wholesome celebration of Christmas. Warm and inviting family occasion, campy, sugary and delightful, full of twinkling bells and festive cheer. Features Jazz Guitar, Tubular Bells, synth bells and pizzicato strings. Perfect for anything Christmas including radio & TV adverts, Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Ensemble
Wonderfully nostalgic, upbeat 60's Christmas pop underscore. Just how Christmas should be - full of fun, happy, warm & fuzzy - the stuff that memories are made of. Perfect for festive promos, commercials, TV trailers, adverts, & web promotions. Features pop combo including slide Fender Strat. Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Pop
Beautiful & delicate Christmas music box style track. Warm, loving, wholesome and exciting with an air of anticipation. Steady rhythm and medium paced - Perfect for a whole spectrum of Christmas Commercials, from glittering gifts to nativity scenes. Radio & Television Adverts, Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Music Boxes
Lovely, magical, sparkling, snow-covered scene, with glistening icicles & falling snowflakes. Wondrous good fairytale with medium-slow movement & a flavour of Christmas. Light orchestral with boys choir. Perfect for animation, commercials, children, TV. Christmas & non-Christmas mixes and cuts, Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Orch.
Bright, magical, wondrous & joyful. The recipe for a perfect feelgood festive season. This upbeat original Christmas track is perfect for all things festive, especially commercials. Features choirs, piano, glockenspiel, pizzicato strings, bells & oboe. with a constant sleigh bell rhythm. Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Pop
Exciting, bright and merry original upbeat Christmas theme, with a couple of familiar refrains. Full of joy and festive cheer, this track has pace and is great to stand alone as Christmas background music, a talk-over bed, infomercial or commercial. Various mixes and cuts - Happy Holidays ! Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Pop
Energetic & euphoric festive celebration. A great rocking Christmas party, with a 70's Glam Rock retro feel, in the style of Wizzard & Slade. Warm, feel-good and full of the festive spirit. Composed for radio & television commercials in, 60sec & 30sec lengths, to give your xmas campaign a boost. Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Pop
Wonderfully different! Stand out from the crowd with this Christmas swing jazz vocal. This is an original track although you may recognise hints of a traditional carol or two. Features acapella male jazz 'Baaah Bap' vocals with female backing. Brilliant for commercials, In-store music systems etc.,, A Capella, Christmas, Jazz Vocals
Lively & fast pop/rock Christmas 30-sec jingle. Ideal for those harder to sell Christmas commercials. Wholesome, fun, jazzy the kids will love this! Pretty & uplifting melody. Features piano, bells, sleigh bells & tubular bells. Cute, hilarious and very sweet, little upbeat choir & very jolly, Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Rock
Christmas gone Mad! Tis the season to be jolly, but it's also a busy and frantic time for mums, with family calling, kids running riot, cooking, preparing. This 30sec commercial is mums festive season rolled into 30 seconds. Crazy, chaotic and fun. Great for getaway breaks, pampering ads etc.,, Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Whimsical
Gloriously feelgood, jolly, fun and uplifting original Christmas track. Uptempo, with a 60s retro feel. Opens with an air of anticipation before full theme. Features piano, tubular bells, strings, electric guitar, glockenspiel, small bells & sleigh bells. PERFECT FOR ANYTHING CHRISTMASSY, Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Ensemble
Triumphant, uplifting and magical Christmas commercial bed. A Really joyful, feelgood, wholesome and upbeat original festive track. Features bells, choirs and sleigh-bell rhythm. Superb for upbeat seasonal comnmercials, TV & radio trailers & promotions. 30SEC COMMERCIAL, Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Bells
Magical & mystical, almost lullaby-like original Christmas 30sec commercial. Light but full of anticipation, excitement and festive wonder. Features glockenspiel, pizzicato, boys choir, tremelo strings & sleigh bells. Perfect for Christmas commercials or magical experiences all year round. Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Orch Voc
Heavy thrash metal, fast and frantic electric guitars version of the traditional Christmas carol, 'Silent Night'. Somewhat tongue-in-cheek, turning the idea of a peaceful Christmas on it's head. Crazy, mad and hectic festive time. Composed for radio and television commercials, Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Guitar
Light, bright and sparkling version of 'We Wish You A Merry Christmas'. Beautiful and angelic version, that steadily builds, with an air of excitment and anticipation. Perfect for icy & snowy scenes, Christmas commercials, eCards, multimedia and santas grottos across the land. Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Bells
When you need a load of sparkle for your commerical use 'Snowflakes'. Joyful, bright & glistening Christmas jingle. Perfect for pacey Sleigh Rides or faster commercials, voice-overs. Families & kids, Santa's coming, infomercial in-store, wraping presents & gifts, mistletoe 30sec Radio commercial, Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Bells
Fast moving, bright and wonderous original Christmas theme. Beautiful, glorious, epic, uptempo, jaunty sleigh ride through a crisp winter wonderland. Features sleigh bells, pizzicato strings and heavenly choir. Very atmospheric and perfect for dashing through the snow. Various versions, Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Pop
Triumphant and joyous Christmas theme which starts with an air of wonderous things to come and builds to full theme (at 24"). Features boys choir, strings, bells and trumpet. A wonderous and festive holiday treat for moms, dads, their children and Christmas guests. Various mixes, Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Ensemble
Magical & mystical original Christmas track, with an emerging warmth & celebration. Features choir boy soloist & glockenspiel, joined by orchestral strings, harp and trumpet. Perfect for Christmas Ads, Commercials and Spots. 30sec & 40sec versions, Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Pop
Sleepy, innocent and magical Christmas theme, which starts off with a excitment and wonder and slowly builds. Features lots of lovely tinkly bells, strings, boys choir, harp & sleigh bells. This is a modern adaptation of the verse from 'Jingle Bells'. Perfect for everything Christmas, Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Orch Voc
Happy-go-lucky, warm, shuffling, swing and laid-back original Christmas commercial jingle. Has a bit if a retro Beach Boys feel. Features brush kit, bells, vocal backing, piano, flugel horn. Perfect for ALL festive uses from Commercials to e-xmas cards. Main 60sec, 40sec & 30sec versions. Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Rock
Magical & mystical original Christmas track, with an emerging warmth & celebration. Features choir boy soloist & glockenspiel, joined by orchestral strings, harp and trumpet. Perfect for Christmas Ads, Commercials and Spots. 30sec & 40sec versions, Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Orch Voc
Joyful & triumphant, wonderous & exciting, this Christmas bells & Sleigh bells commercial bed which builds to cresendo. Fun, cheerful, jolly and bright. Perfect for those festive radio & TV ads. Kids will love this while shopping and baking cookies. 30sec ADS, ADVERTS, COMMERCIALS, Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Pop
Warm & exciting, bright and breezy, uplifting version of the Christmas holiday classic, 'Tis the season to be jolly'. Opens with light merry bells and gradually builds to harp, strings, flute, oboe & vibraphone. Great for movement and faster radio and television commercials. Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Carols
Heart-warming and inviting Christmas groove, in a modern pop style. It's a hive of festive activity with mum buying and preparing the food and dad putting up the decorations. Perfect rhythmic accompaniment for the busy preparations for radio and television commercials, plus TV and multimedia. Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Pop
Warm, inviting and glowing Christmas cocktails. Sophisticated and laid back jazzy lounge, with a bit of pace. Features piano, double bass and brush drum kit. Ideal for a more quality, luxurios, grown-up festive feel for adverts, commercials, radio and television. Commercial length cuts and mixes, Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Jazz Ens.
Well known, heart warming traditional Christmas favourite, played by a brass ensemble. Snow falling, wrapped up warm, out gift shopping with a street corner brass band playing. Opens with solo trombone and slowly builds. Commercial length versions plus brass only mixes, Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Ensemble
Gentle, but stirring and emotional Christmas theme from around the Middle Ages. A kindly, fresh faced fair maiden elegantly waltzes around a forest glade choosing holly and berries for her Lord and masters table, as the snow gently falls. Great for historical documentary, television and drama. Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Orch.
An upbeat, glorious, celebration of Christmas. Busy, orchestral and original festive piece full of movement, warmth, fun and merriment. Really captures the spirit and excitement of the season. Perfect for promos, commercials and television theme. Various mixes and commercial length versions. Instrumental, Christmas, Xmas Orch.
Bright, happy & cheerful original Christmas sleigh style pop theme. Upbeat jolly ride through the snow all wrapped up and warm. Starts lighter before drum kit and bass come in. Great for festive TV theme through to radio & television commercials. Commercial length full and light mixes. Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Pop
Santa gets 'Go Faster' stripes with this upbeat, contemporary original festive groove. All the excitement of Christmas, with pace, movement, pazazz....... and of course, a good beat. Inject a bit of magic into your commercials, promos & TV productions. Features real strings and brass. Instrumental, Christmas, Christmas Pop